Online sellers are always looking for deals on products, be it at the wholesale level, retail arbitrage, or auctions. Recent news reports covering the lifecycle of returned products from companies like Amazon and Walmart, have inadvertently generated a lot of interest from resellers. Businesses of all sizes and individual sellers would like to know if […]
Online business holds great promise for Canada. Part of the reason for that is we’re spread across such a vast country. We live in a world where you can have a thriving online business, even if you live in a remote Arctic hamlet. All you need is an internet connection and suddenly you have access […]
There are countless opportunities to sell custom products online. Whether it’s a funny t-shirt, a magazine, or a phone case sporting your original artwork, the demand can be consistently high for anything remotely original. You can have a third party apply your own original designs to a wide range of products, but it will mean […]
One of the biggest challenges for Canadian small businesses is the high cost of shipping. It’s expensive to ship within Canada and it’s even more expensive to ship outside of this country. That makes it very tough to compete in the online world.
Digital products have been a popular source of revenue for online businesses for a couple of decades now, and for good reason. You can create virtually any digital product and then profit from it for as long as it is current and fulfills a market demand. The popularity of downloads continues to grow in Canada […]
As more and more Canadian businesses sell online, it becomes increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd and win the sale. Your efforts will be rewarded, however, especially if you focus on the tips outlined below. They’re intended as a starting point to direct your thought process and move you in the right direction, […]
As the world awakens to the importance of environmentally-friendly business practices, data storage has been placed under scrutiny. Website hosting data centres use a staggering amount of energy to run their equipment and keep it cool. The high levels of power required to host websites and store their data, has inspired several providers to offset […]
Drop shipping is a simple enough concept. You make arrangements with a wholesale supplier, manufacturer or distributor to sell their products direct online, as opposed to having an inventory of products in your physical location. You can offer these products on your own website, or via online auctions like eBay, or through a sellers’ market […]
The learning curve involved with starting an online business (or bringing an offline business online) is manageable by practically anyone. However, when you start out you’ll find a lot of words and jargon you may not be familiar with, which can make the task more daunting than it has to be. By learning the definition […]
There are so many legit ways to make money online and it’s true that virtually anyone can start a business on the internet. It’s much easier than it was even 10 years ago, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have to put consistent effort into building and growing your business.